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When is the Music City Drum Show?

July 20th & 21st, 2024 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM CST (Daily).

Where is the Music City Drum Show held?

The Fairgrounds Nashville in Expo 1 Building (Address: 401 Wingrove St, Nashville, TN 37203).​

Are Tickets and Exhibitor Booths refundable?

Tickets and Exhibitor Booths are non-refundable. All sales are final. Please make sure that you have carefully reviewed your order prior to finalizing your purchase.

I purchased Tickets from How do I receive the Tickets?

Please make sure you print your receipt and present it at door for entry. Your ID may be required to match the name on the receipt. No need to download anything, just show your receipt and we'll cross your name off at the front entrance.

Can I purchase Tickets at the door?

Yes, you can purchase Tickets at the door but our discounted rate is online only. Passes for Kids ages 5-12 are only available at the door.

Do I need to have a PayPal account to check out?

No. Once you click "Checkout" you can select the option to pay with "Credit/Debit Cards".

Who is able to attend the Music City Drum Show?

All ages are welcome.

General admission  $20 (Daily)

Kids 5-12  $10 (Daily)

VIP admission  $100 (VIP admission will get access to the venue during times otherwise restricted to exhibitors: noon to 5:00pm CST on Friday July 19th, 2024. And 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday).

Will there be raffles / door prizes at the drum show?

Yes, Saturday's Raffle will be held at 2:00pm CST on July 20th for all raffle tickets purchased on Saturday. And Sunday's Raffle will be held at 2:00pm CST on July 21st for all raffle tickets purchased on Sunday. Raffle tickets are $1 each and will be available at the front entrance registration table. You can purchase as many raffle tickets as you'd like to increase your chances.

Where can I see the full vendor list?

Click here to see the Full Vendor List.

I purchased a booth. How many exhibitor passes do I get?

Each 10' x 10' space includes up to 2 exhibitor passes. If you need more exhibitor passes, you can specify the amount on the Vendor Agreement (there's an additional fee for each exhibitor pass). Exhibitor passes should be purchased for, and used only by, personnel working your booth.

Can vendors purchase more than a 10' x 10' booth? More than a 10' x 20' booth?

Yes, vendors can purchase as many 10' x 10' booths as they need by changing the quantity at checkout.

Will there be clinics at the drum show?

Yes, there will be clinics. Clinicians will be announced.

I am interested in sponsoring the Music City Drum Show. How can I do so?

Click here to see Sponsorship Opportunities. For all sponsorship opportunities, please email

I purchased a booth. Can I pick my booth location?

Yes, booth locations are on a first-come, first-served basis when payment has been received. You can request the booth number(s) in the "Add a note" section at checkout. Please keep in mind, all transactions are time recorded, and the vendor will choose their booth number(s) accordingly from when the payment has been received.

When is load-in time for vendors?

Vendors can load-in from noon to 5:00PM CST on Friday July 19th, 2024. Vendors can also load-in on July 20th, 2024 from 8:00AM to 8:45AM CST. Any unclaimed items after 11:30AM CST on July 22nd, 2024 will become show property.​

I purchased a booth. How do I receive the Vendor Agreement?

Once you checkout a booth, click "Download" on your receipt and it will be the Vendor Agreement. Please fill out the Vendor Agreement and email it to

Will food and drink be available?

Yes, food and drink will be available to purchase.

I purchased a booth. Can I sell my products at my booth?

Yes, vendors are allowed to sell their products at their booth. Per the venue's rules and regulations, food/beverage items cannot be sold anywhere on the property. It is your responsibility to collect and pay any applicable State and local sales tax.

TN tax form:

Email tax form to:

Tennessee Department of Revenue phone number:  615-253-0601

Are vendors allowed to hang banners on the wall at their booth?

Per the venue's rules and regulations, nothing can be hung or taped on the walls.

Are vendors allowed to hang banners on the Pipe and Drape?

Yes, as long as the banners aren't too heavy.

What is the purpose of Music City Drum Show?

Music City Drum Show exists to unite the drumming community in the Greater Nashville area and beyond.

How do I contact the Music City Drum Show?

Feel free to contact us by email ( or by filling out the Contact form.

How can I volunteer for the drum show?

Please fill out the Contact form and mention Volunteer.

Is there an address for vendors to ship their gear to before the drum show?

Yes, please email before shipping your gear to confirm the shipping address details.

How much is parking?

General parking is $10.00 per vehicle (cash only) for attendees. Please mention "drum show" to the parking attendant. Exhibitors will receive a parking pass. For all parking information visit this link

Do you have hotel accommodations you can recommend?

Yes, here are a few choices near the venue. Please note that the first one listed below has agreed to a discounted rate through the link only! The others listed below have not agreed to any kind of special deal beyond what our attendees can get online.

  • Residence Inn Nashville Green Hills (3807 Cleghorn Ave, Nashville, TN 37215) 615-279-1414 (5.2 Miles). Book through this link: (Limited rooms available).

  • Best Western Plus Music Row (1407 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-242-1631 (2.8 Miles)

  • Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt (1501 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-999-0000 (2.5 Miles)

  • Hyatt House Nashville / Downtown - Sobro (535 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville, TN 37203) 615-248-9888 (2.2 Miles)

  • Home 2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown (A, 500 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) 629-255-0300 (2.3 Miles)

  • Tru By Hilton Nashville Downtown (B, 500 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203) 629-255-0303 (2.3 Miles)

  • The Iris Motel (656 W Iris Dr, Nashville, TN 37204) 615-669-1293 (2.0 Miles)

  • Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville Fairgrounds (4271 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204) 615-832-0093 (3.8 Miles)

  • La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Nashville South (4311 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204) 615-834-6900 (4.0 Miles)

  • Best Western Brentwood (5581 Franklin Pike Cir, Brentwood, TN 37027) 615-373-8585 (8.9 Miles)

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brentwood North (5566 Franklin Pike Cir, Brentwood, TN 37027) 615-221-5001 (8.9 Miles)

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